Me, Exercise?

If you are one of the estimated one in 50 Americans who suffers from the chronic widespread pain of fibromyalgia, exercising to alleviate your symptoms is likely the last thing on your mind. Taking up a jogging routine may seem counterintuitive when you are battling the fatigue, sleep disturbances, and memory problems that can accompany the condition. But that's exactly what you should do. In fact, one of the best things for fibromyalgia is regular exercise. Research has repeatedly shown that it's one of the most effective ways you can combat the pain associated with fibromyalgia.

Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia MD | Last Review Date: Oct 9, 2012

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